16 feb 2023 · Prince William Charles Christian of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg (German: Wilhelm Carl Christian von Sachsen-Gotha-Altenburg; 12 March 1701, Gotha – 31 May 1771, Tonna) was a German prince of the Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg house, a junior line of the Ernestine Wettins. He served as a Generalfeldzeugmeister in the armies of the Holy Roman Empire .
23 mar 2023 · Daily Mail: Prince William is sombre as he lays a wreath at Tomb of the Unknown Soldier during visit to Warsaw – before meeting the Polish President Daily Mail: Prince Edward and Duchess of Edinburgh ‘always assumed’ his new title would be passed down to his son James – but King Charles is ‘looking ahead’ to future of his ...
3 giorni fa · Born during the reign of his granduncle Frederick William IV of Prussia, Wilhelm was the son of Prince Frederick William and Victoria, Princess Royal. Through his mother, he was the eldest grandchild of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom. In March 1888, Frederick William ascended the German and Prussian thrones as Frederick III.
5 giorni fa · Prince William William received his early education at Wetherby School in London and later attended Ludgrove School in Berkshire (1990–95) and Eton College in Windsor (1995–2000). Before enrolling at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland, where he studied art history and, later, geography, William spent a year traveling.
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24 mar 2023 · The young duke studied law at the Eberhard Carls University in Tübingen. As second son he wasn’t destinated to become the next head of the royal family of Württemberg. However his elder brother Duke Ludwig (1930-2019) gave up his rights on 29 June 1959. It was agreed that Carl would be the heir to his father.
5 giorni fa · The Saxe-Altenburg line became extinct in 1991 when Georg Moritz, Hereditary Prince of Altenburg, died. His title passed to Prince Michael of Saxe-Coburg-Eisenach, but this line is also predicted to become extinct because his daughter cannot inherit under primogeniture.